No-Bake Peanut Butter Energy Bites

RECIPE TYPE Snack
DIET Vegetarian
Eating healthy was never easier (or tastier) than with these No-Bake Energy Bites. Made with peanut butter, flax seed, and dried cherries, they are the perfect snack for in between meal or for the hiking trail. And yes, no baking required!
|Written February 5, 2017
This recipe contains sponsored content by Bob's Red Mill

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 cup Bob's Red Mill Old Fashioned Rolled Oats
  • 1 cup chopped dried cherries (4 ounces)
  • ½ cup crushed pistachios
  • ⅓ cup mini chocolate chips
  • ⅓ cup flax seed
  • ¼ cup creamy peanut butter
  • ⅓ cup honey
SERVINGS12 energy bites
TOTAL TIME1hour, 5 minutes
PREP5minutes
INACTIVE1hour
1

Add the oats, cherries, flax seed, pistachios, and mini chocolate chips to a large mixing bowl. I will say, this recipe is very easy to personalize. You can use your favorite fruit or nuts, replace the chocolate chips with yogurt chips, or leave them out if you want a vegan version.

Granola Energy Ball Mix

2

Mix to combine. If you want to make a gluten-free version, check out Bob’s other oat options. Lots to choose from!

Bob's Red Mill Old Fashioned Oats

3

Add in the honey and peanut butter, mix until all ingredients are coated.

Energy Bite Mix

4

Place bowl in the fridge for at an hour. This will make the mixture a little easier to work with.

5

Spray hands with cooking spray. This will prevent the mixture from mostly sticking to you.

6

Roll the mixture into 1-inch balls.

No-Bake Peanut Butter Energy Bites

7

Place the energy bites into an airtight container and store in the fridge for up to a week, or freeze for up to a month. These are great after school snacks, perfect for hiking but if you want a healthy dessert, you could also dip half of them in melted chocolate.

EAT

No-Bake Peanut Butter Energy Bites 2

I received compensation from Bob's Red Mill in exchange for this post. Although this post is sponsored, all opinions are my own.

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